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Restaurant executives say California's $20 wage for fast-food workers has brought them at least one clear advantage. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . AdvertisementRestaurant executives told Business Insider that California's new $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers has at least one clear silver lining for their businesses: Better-quality candidates are applying for jobs. California raised its minimum wage for workers at limited-service chains with at least 60 locations nationwide by 25% to $20 an hour on April 1. This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers.
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They love to customize their food, they're suckers for a menu hack, and they crave spicy dishes, restaurant executives and experts say. Menu hacks fly on social mediaGen Zers are more inclined to try out menu hacks, creating new dishes using items already available on the menu. AdvertisementAt Caribou Coffee, younger customers — Gen Alpha, Gen Zers, and younger millennials — are most likely to modify their drinks, CMO Erin Newkirk told BI. They crave spicy foodGen Zers are big fans of spicy food, executives previously told BI. In a 2022 poll by Morning Consult , US Gen Z respondents listed chicken as their second-favorite food overall, behind only pizza.
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"#TheBoys Season 4 Premiere Week is the perfect time to announce: Season 5 will be the Final Season! Season 4 is designed to be a darker, more introspective season ahead of the all-out action of season 5Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Joe Kessler and Karl Urban as Billy Butcher in season four of "The Boys." Season 5 of 'The Boys' will definitively wrap up the show's storyKarl Urban as Butcher and Antony Starr as Homelander in the season three finale of "The Boys." But the upcoming fifth season of "The Boys" will be the end of the road for the show. Jasper Savage/Prime Video"It's not totally locked in yet, but we are going to start shooting around mid-November," Kripke told Variety.
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Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailJobless numbers might not indicate slowdown due to week-to-week volatility, says Point72's Dean MakiCNBC's Steve Liesman and Dean Maki, chief economist at Point72, join 'The Exchange' to reactions to recent economic data, outlooks for potential Fed rate cuts, and more.
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Now, a new study that looked at 5 million stars in the Milky Way galaxy suggests that seven candidates could potentially be hosting Dyson spheres — a finding that’s attracting scrutiny and alternate theories. If Dyson spheres really exist, what could they be used for? “Freeman Dyson said that we should dismantle Jupiter — the whole planet (for the raw materials).”That supercolossal scale probably means that Dyson spheres, if they exist at all, are very rare. “However, contamination by circumstellar debris disks, which mimic Dyson Sphere infrared signatures, remains a concern,” he added in an email. However, he added, the radiation fingerprint of the seven Dyson sphere candidates might be explained by natural phenomena as well.
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This week, the pope is due to make an historic intervention in the debate around AI at the G7 summit in southern Italy’s Puglia region. AI, the pope believes, can make the world a better place only if it serves the “common good” and does not increase inequalities. European Union lawmakers have already passed a law regulating AI, while a bipartisan group of US senators have set out plans for AI regulation that could lead to federal legislation. “AI and emerging technologies are on Pope Francis’ radar screen,” Larrey, now a professor of philsophy at Boston College, told CNN. It’s clear that Francis sees AI as part of what he called the “epochal change” taking place at the beginning of the 21st century.
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CNN —The Oscars of the food world — the James Beard Awards — were handed out Monday night to many chefs and restaurants reflecting cultures and regions that have long been overlooked when honoring culinary achievement in the United States. Outstanding Chef winner Michael Rafidi dedicated his award to Palestinian people all over the world in his acceptance speech. The 2024 winners bring heritage from all over the globe — the Philippines, Mexico, Japan, Peru, Vietnam, Senegal — to tables across the United States. This year’s awards also bring recognition to restaurants in many smaller towns and states that have not historically been recognized with James Beard Awards. Chef Masako Morishita received the James Beard Award for Emerging Chef.
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Countdown to Fed rate decision:Here's what you need to know
  + stars: | 2024-06-11 | by ( )   time to read: 1 min
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailCountdown to Fed rate decision:Here's what you need to knowJames Bullard, Purdue University's Business School Dean and former St. Louis Fed President, joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss why it could be wise to cut sooner but slower, whether the Fed will stick with higher for longer, and if the Federal Reserve is keying in on rival central banks.
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In 2013, the share of self-identified liberals among young women exceeded the share among young men by 5 percentage points; by 2023, that gap was nearly four times as large. (In that survey, young men were substantially more likely than young women to say they rely on YouTube as a major source of news.) (In the Harvard poll, one-fourth of young women identified in some way as LGBTQ, more than double the share of young men.) “He’s got to make up for the defection of young men by winning young women by more, and he’s got to get every young woman he can out to vote,” said Lake, the Democratic pollster. Biden’s best hope of avoiding a catastrophic decline in his youth support is that the number of young women Trump repels exceeds the number of young men he attracts.
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Flood warnings are in effect Wednesday night for parts of Broward, Miami-Dade, Collier and Hendry counties through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service, which warned “life-threatening flooding” was ongoing. “Many areas are inundated with water w/ stalled cars & more rainfall is on the way,” the weather service said Wednesday night. @Signia70/ XWhile the state is no stranger to drenching rain, heavy rain events are getting even heavier as the world warms due to fossil fuel pollution. Double-digit rainfall totals are likely in parts of Florida by Friday, but a few areas in southwest Florida could approach 20 inches. An additional 3 to 6 inches of rainfall is expected to fall across Southeastern Florida, including Miami and Fort Lauderdale, through Friday.
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In his outsider bid for the White House, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is flanked by a team of unlikely political characters: new age health gurus, anti-vaccine activists, social media influencers, veterans of fringe third-party campaigns, cryptocurrency evangelists and militant environmentalists. Now a Hollywood screenwriter, Mr. Carson, 47, has the résumé of a Democratic insider. He was the press secretary for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. He worked for Bill Clinton, Chuck Schumer, Tom Daschle, Howard Dean and Michael Bloomberg. But over the past year, he has become a quiet, steadying force behind a candidate who is at war with the Democratic Party.
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Read previewDiners are cutting back on meals out during the week and saving the money for the weekends instead, a restaurant executive says. Jim Holthouser, CEO of GoTo Foods, formerly known as Focus Brands, said that some diners had been limiting their spending. GoTo Foods owns Cinnabon, Auntie Anne's, Jamba, Moe's Southwest Grill, McAlister's Deli, Schlotzsky's, and Carvel. The data only compares restaurant spending in 2019 and 2023, and doesn't show how this has changed in recent months. Estimated retail sales from GoTo Foods' licensing partners totaled about $1.5 billion in 2023, or just over a quarter of total sales across its brand portfolio.
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CNN —Hugely popular US television shows like “Shark Tank,” “Survivor” and even “American Idol” are based on hit programs from foreign countries. What better way to shake things up — and spark public interest — than having Biden and Trump spend a weekend together with TV cameras capturing almost every move? That means there’s a possibility that Trump could be sentenced to prison or home confinement for an extended period of time. If that were to happen, the show would be a no-go — unless Biden were to agree to spend the weekend filming in Mar-A-Lago, if Trump should get sentenced to house arrest. If the former president were to get hard time, Biden would have to be game to spend a weekend in Trump’s prison block.
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download the appSign up to get the inside scoop on today’s biggest stories in markets, tech, and business — delivered daily. Read previewDolly Parton, 78, isn't planning on retiring anytime soon — and there's only one reason she would ever step away from her career. This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Related storiesThe country legend also featured on Beyoncé's latest album "Cowboy Carter," and announced at the CMA Fest that a biographical musical titled "Hello, I'm Dolly" will arrive on Broadway in 2026. I got to get some more groceries on the shelf and sell some more pies and cakes and brownies," Parton said at the CMA Fest, per Entertainment Tonight.
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CNN —At a time when Americans and the Federal Reserve are clamoring for clear-cut data about the state of the economy, Friday’s jobs report was much more opaque than everyone had hoped. Unemployment roseThe unemployment rate rose to 4% from 3.9%. The rise in unemployment can be traced to the findings of the household survey (one of two surveys that feed into the monthly jobs report). Compared to the establishment survey that showed the robust 272,000 net gain in jobs, the household survey faltered. That’s in the service sector, everything from personal care services, dry cleaning, cleaning and home maintenance and vehicle maintenance, she said.
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US economy added a whopping 272,000 jobs in May
  + stars: | 2024-06-07 | by ( Alicia Wallace | )   time to read: +7 min
At a time when Americans and the Federal Reserve are clamoring for clear-cut data about the state and trajectory of the economy, Friday’s jobs report was much more opaque than everyone had hoped. Employment fell in the household survey, while unemployment increased to just shy of 6.5 million and pushing the unemployment rate to the threshold of 4%. Service-providing industries accounted for the bulk of the month’s job gains, with health care and social assistance continuing to lead the way, with 83,500 jobs added. “Don’t get overly spooked by the rise in the unemployment rate,” Bunker wrote. “The labor market is still gliding toward a soft landing.”
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CNN —The US job market showed a softer side in April when just 175,000 jobs were added, marking one of the weakest months in the past three years. It was also well shy of economists’ expectations (for 235,000 jobs added) and sharply lower than the 315,000 net gain for March. A separate report released Thursday showed that fewer job cuts were announced in May than both the month and year before. Foreign-born workers: In addition to high labor force participation rates among prime working age individuals, specifically prime working-age women, the US labor market is benefiting from a boom in immigrant workers. Some of these workforce moves typically come at the end of the school year, meaning the May jobs report and June report could show the effects.
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Costco plans to stop selling books on a regular basis, publishing execs told The New York Times. Costco will only sell books for the holidays, as well as on some occasions throughout the year, the execs said. The executives told The Times that the decision was mainly down to the labor required to stock books. AdvertisementCostco plans to stop selling books on a regular basis, largely because of how much labor it requires, four unidentified publishing executives told The New York Times. Instead, Costco will sell books between September and December for the holidays, as well as potentially selling some books sporadically at other times of the year, the executives said.
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Johannesburg, South Africa CNN —South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) party faces a mammoth challenge as it needs to form a government with its political rivals after suffering a seismic blow in last week’s election. However, both parties believe in the primacy of South Africa’s constitution and both have promised to crack down on corruption. If the ANC decides to pursue coalition talks with MK, then Zuma will want Ramaphosa out, solidifying his revenge. However, if South Africa’s president maintains his grip on the ANC, a coalition with MK is unlikely. South Africa’s business community and middle class are broadly nervous about an EFF–ANC coalition and its effect on investor confidence.
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Dollar Tree is looking at "strategic alternatives" for Family Dollar, which could include selling the chain, it said Wednesday. Analysts have described Family Dollar as Dollar Tree's problem child and say it's been a drag on earnings. Last year, Dollar Tree announced plans to close nearly 1,000 Family Dollar stores. AdvertisementDollar Tree is considering selling Family Dollar, it announced on Wednesday. Dollar Tree, which bought the rival dollar store in 2015 after a bidding war with Dollar General, said last year that it was carrying out a comprehensive review of Family Dollar, including plans announced earlier this year to close about 970 underperforming stores.
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Mashups involve combining two or more dishes — sometimes a mixture of sweet and savory or a fusion of cuisines. They can provide a twist on a classic and sometimes generate social media buzz. And they've been appearing more and more frequently on restaurant menus. Birria — a Mexican beef stew — has been served in the form of quesadillas, poutine, pasta, tacos, and ramen, including at sit-down restaurants as well as at taco chain Del Taco. In a report from November, the National Restaurant Association called birria a "social media darling" and said diners should expect to see it on menus in creative applications.
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Learn moreThe Star Wars universe continues to expand with its latest series, The Acolyte. Whether you're a diehard Star Wars fan or following Headland over from Netflix, we've got you covered when it comes to tuning into The Acolyte. Where to watch The Acolyte in the USNew episodes of The Acolyte stream on Disney+ on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. It's the home of every recent Star Wars TV series, like The Mandalorian, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Andor. This is also where you can stream all Star Wars movies, from the core nine films to spin-offs like Rogue One and Solo.
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Windborne uses a new type of weather balloon, for example. Windborne's balloons can fly for weeks, as opposed to today's government-launched weather balloons which stay aloft for just a few hours and can't reach remote locations. The world currently lacks weather data for 85% of the atmosphere, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Windborne just closed a $15 million round with lead investor Khosla Ventures. In addition to Khosla Ventures, Windborne is backed by Footwork VC, Pear VC, Convective Capital, Ubiquity Ventures and Susa Ventures.
Persons: John Dean, Dean, Sven Strohband, Windborne Organizations: National Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, Investors, Google, World Meteorological Organization, Khosla Ventures, Weather Company, Economic, Windborne, Susa Ventures Locations: California, Susa
Adding to the concerns about supporters inciting or committing violence to avenge Trump are comments from Trump’s allies since the verdict. Will Trump’s smears of the verdict and his “breaking point” language escalate those threats and even potentially lead to violence from Trump’s supporters? One of Trump’s supporters who vowed to “not tolerate” the Mar-a-Lago search attacked an FBI field office, resulting in his death. Will Trump encourage protests outside of the New York courthouse on July 11, when he’s scheduled to be sentenced? But one thing is certain: Trump now understands he is no longer Teflon and that he could end up in prison.
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Read previewOne of the most persistent concerns around generative AI is whether the technology will put workers out of a job. Github Copilot can write a lot of code these days, so is it even worth studying computer science now? There's a new data point that helps answer at least part of this question: Students are still lining up in droves to take computer science in college. Related VideoFirst-year applications to UC Berkeley's College of Computing, Data Science, and Society CDSS increased 48% this year. "Generative AI can speed up the more mundane parts of software development, and software developers tend to adopt efficiency tools quickly," he added.
Persons: , That's, Jennifer Chayes, Gavin Newsom, Fei, Fei Li, There's, John DeNero, He's, DeNero Organizations: Service, Business, University of California, UC Berkeley's College of Computing, Data Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley's College of CDSS, Stanford, Joint California, Science, Google, Berkeley Locations: University of California Berkeley, San Francisco, Lilt
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